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2013 Wind Gap Armagh Vineyard Syrah

2013 Wind Gap Armagh Vineyard Syrah
Wine Specs
Vintage
2013
Varietal
Syrah
Appellation
Sonoma Coast
Vineyard Designation
Armagh Vineyard
pH
3.68
Aging
100% Neutral Oak
Fermentation
100% Whole-Cluster
Alcohol %
12.9
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Dark rocky iron-rich soils make this wine what it is. We rely on the Armagh Vineyard to supply the weight, density and tannins to the Sonoma Coast Blend, and it typically has these qualities in spades the few times we have bottled this vineyard on its own. It comes as a big surprise to us that this 2013 comes across as a little bit more soft and supple and shows more restraint and is slightly more aromatic than the 2012. While we love this vineyard for all of its typical intensity and density, this 2013 recently out-classed almost every wine we tasted in a recent vertical tasting we put on at my home. Just saying... 

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Wine Specs
Vintage
2013
Varietal
Syrah
Appellation
Sonoma Coast
Vineyard Designation
Armagh Vineyard
pH
3.68
Aging
100% Neutral Oak
Fermentation
100% Whole-Cluster
Alcohol %
12.9
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Floral and lifted this blue-fruited Syrah is all about precise aromas and flavors of Syrah grown in dark, iron- rich gravelly soil. The stem inclusion loans the wine structure and spice and the low yielding hillside ensures that the dense blue and red fruit stay in the forefront.